Shift: Varied
Hours: 12 hour Shifts .9 position
Schedule: Full Time

You’re going to LOVE Lovelace!

About us: Lovelace Women’s Hospital is New Mexico’s first and only hospital dedicated to women’s health.  Our patients choose Lovelace Women’s Hospital because it’s a name they trust.  Whether we come alongside them for a birthing experience or breast cancer treatment, our primary goal is to offer them exceptional care. For eight consecutive years, Lovelace Women’s Hospital has been recognized by Modern Healthcare Magazine as one of the best places to work in healthcare in the nation.

Lovelace Women’s Hospital is hiring a Lead Respiratory Therapist.  The Lead Respiratory Therapist provides clinical leadership and promotes quality patient care by training and leading assigned staff. 

<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Collaborates with the manager and/or director in developing and revising department quality assurance, performance improvement, policies, procedures, and protocols. 

<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Serves as a department liaison and first line of contact with patients, providers, and staff.

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<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Education Minimum:  Associates Degree or Diploma from an accredited Respiratory Therapy Program

Education Desired:  Bachelor’s Degree in related field; certification in clinical specialty

<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Supervision/Management knowledge and experience; Clinical/Specialty expertise:  Strong conflict resolution skills:  Ability to maintain patient confidentiality

<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Experience Minimum: One year critical care experience and one (1) year of related supervisory/lead experience in hospital setting. 

<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Experience Desired: Three (3) years of related experience

<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Licensure Minimum: Current NM Respiratory Care License; BLS. ACLS or National Specialty Certification. 

<!—[if !supportLists]—>      <!—[endif]—>Licensure Desired:  AARC Membership; National Specialty Certification.

Why Lovelace Women’s Hospital?

  • 2015 & 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Breast Centers
  • 2016 Women’s Choice Award for America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety
  • Named to Modern Healthcare’s 100 Best Places to Work since 2008
  • Zia Award from Quality New Mexico for Best in Class

Department / Location

Lovelace Womens Hospital - Albuquerque, NM